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Leisure, sports and culture

Steaming heads and concentrated faces are not only found in the libraries or the lecture halls. Besides studying there are lots of recreational activities around BOKU, be it basketball at the Türkenschanzpark, a concert in TÜWI, chilling in the park or doing other activities to make one’s own heart leap for joy.


The sports department of the Austrian Student Union (ÖH) of BOKU is offering a variety of courses like Thai boxing, ultimate frisbee, climbing, Pilates, table tennis, jogging, cycling, KuTaeKa, dragon boat racing and many more. Besides these activities there are also many possibilities to be active in sports at the Türkenschanzpark:

  • Jogging
  • Playing Basketball
  • Using the skating facilty of the park
  • Using the public green area
  • Etc.

Other activities to do or have the place for in the 19. District of Vienna, Heiligenstadt:

  • Döblinger Bad and other public baths (Lists of public baths in Vienna)
  • Heiligenstädterpark
  • Wertheimsteinpark
  • Setagayapark
  • Stadium at the Hohe Warte
  • A diverse offer of Fitness possibilities

As well as these activities:

Also sports clubs and groups at BOKU:

Leisure time and culture

For those who prefer to do more relaxed activities there are a few more possibilities:

  • The Tüwi at the Türkenschanze location can be used to let the evening come to a comfy end.
  • The shopping centre Q19 and the billiardcafe Köö in Heiligenstadt.  
  • University campus Augasse (UZA 1+2) and surrounding restaurants .